A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km W of Cantwell, Alaska (74 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 15:28:09 / October 24, 2015 @ 3:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -151.3397° West, 63.4668° North, depth 8.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11747743. Unique identifier: ak11747743. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:28:09 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km W of Cantwell, Alaska.
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